Thorne Dreyer's guest is singer-songwriter Penny Jo Pullus who performs, backed by Matt Giles and Siobhán O'Brien, and also discusses her work with TeXchromosome, a nonprofit that advocates for, showcases, and promotes women artists. TeXchromosome includes a live music series and radio show and offers female-focused songwriting festivals and creative writing and career workshops to female musicians.
Penny Jo Pullus' music combines roots and pop stylings. Starting out in the New York punk scene, she has performed with Texas Music Hall of Famers Greezy Wheels, the Grammy Award-winning Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, and the John Bush Band.
Above: Penny Jo Pullus on Rag Radio, October 22, 2019. Photo by Roger Baker / Rag Radio.
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